Andrew Ormston is a consultant and expert working across the cultural and creative industries. Recent projects include studies and reviews in Europe, MENA and South East Asia in areas like creative hubs, film, and cultural heritage. He is a lead expert for the European Commission, critical friend for the Creative People and Places programme, and research assessor for the Carnegie Foundation for Scottish Universities. Andrew is Chair of Cinema for All, Executive Committee member of Scotland’s regeneration forum (SURF) and Board member of the Queen’s Hall concert hall and Berwick Film Festival. He is currently a member of the National Advisory Group for the Covid Community Memorial Programme, a MCR Pathways mentor, and a key practitioner for Edinburgh University’s School of Social and Political Science.